Internet youth

Censors Delete Viral “Kong Yiji Literature” Anthem

Every movement needs its anthem. In the now-censored musical parody “Sunny Side Kong Yiji,” the emergent “Kong Yiji literature” wave seems to have found one of its own. “Kong Yiji literature” is a genre of self-deprecating...

China’s Tough-Love Approach to Internet Addiction

Many Chinese teenagers are sent to a military compound in Beijing by their parents to detox from an Internet obsession, from Time: Even though it was just before Lunar New Year–the most important family holiday on the...

Chinese Internet Wages War on Its Own Liberal Media

An excellent summary from Joel Martinsen at Danwei of the battle raging online between Chinese nationalists and Chinese advocates of free speech, launched a couple weeks ago when Southern Metropolis editor Chang Ping wrote a...

Chinese firm tries internet de-addiction programme

From Financial Express: A Chinese company has launched a new service to break the internet addiction of youngsters in the northwest city of Xi’an. Yanghu Adolescent Quality Development Company Ltd, the first private firm set up specifically to help net-addicted youth, registered in March 2005 will begin operation later this month. The company claims to […]



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